Independence Elementary PTA Meeting Notes
September 9, 2016
Rachel Zipperian Zac Zipperian Natalie Still Jill Sandal Beth Pratt
Maureen Rieder Rachel Payne Carrie Morabito Catherine Ott
Kim Schwind Ashlee Puckee Latoya Flood Jason Brown Greg Finke Julie Nichols
Motion made by Catherine Ott to begin first meeting for 2016-2017 PTA meeting, seconded by Beth Pratt, passed unanimously.
Rachel Zipperian motioned to use savings of $4600 to cover budget deficit, seconded by Velda Cunningham, passed unanimously.
Introductions were made, each person acknowledges their role for 2016-2017 PTA.
Meeting schedule was discussed as far as how often, location, time and purpose of PTA meetings.
PTA will continue to use Facebook and email as communication
Send any volunteer needs to Dr. Finke and he will send out sign-up genius blast.
Committee Reports/New Business:
Walk-a-thon – Goal will be $19K which amounts to $30/student. Communication to follow
Budget reports reviewed.
360 Communications – Meeting to be held 9/22 at 630pm – generate ideas to bridge the gap
Directory printing cost $450
Kroger – Ways to encourage new signs -ups and remind people to renew. Information to be sent home and passed out in car -line. Prizes to include candy, scholastic dollars
Consider having Team Inspire to take on Box-top project for Spring (deadline is March 15)
Book fair – teachers were given $250 in books for their classroom thanks to book fair sales in spring. Need to remind families that book fair sales give back to our school.
PTA was able to help supply teachers with hoodies as welcome back gift as well as lunch and purchase of movie license
Walkathon – this year goal is for multiple IPads and Color Touch
Rachel Zipperian motioned to end meeting. Next meeting 10/14 2pm
Signed: Carrie Morabito, secretary